Cities

  • Aalborg
  • Aarhus
  • Copenhagen
  • Esbjerg
  • Haderslev
  • Herning
  • Horsens
  • Kalundborg
  • Sönderborg
  • Vordingborg

Aalborg kikötőváros Dániában. 109.000 lakosával az ország negyedik legnépesebb települése.

Északkelet-Jyllandon, az itt csak 630 m széles Limfjord déli partján található. A Limfjord túlsó oldalával és a tőle 6,3 km-re fekvő Nørre-Sundlyval két híd köti össze.

Aalborg napjainkban is fontos ipari és kereskedelmi központ. A távközlési iparág az Aalborgi Egyetem kutatási potenciáljára támaszkodik.

Aalborg repülőtere autóbusszal 20 perc alatt elérhető a városközpontból. A város autópályákon is megközelíthető az ország többi részéből.

Az aalborgi karnevál Észak-Európa legnagyobb karneválja minden év 21. hetének végén, míg a Jomfru Ane Gade a diákok kedvenc helye, Dánia leghosszabb, éttermekkel, kávézókkal, bárokkal és klubokkal szegélyezett utcája.

Aalborgban a University College of Northern Denmark nevű intézményeben lehet továbbtanulni.

Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark with a population of 260.000 people, placed on the east cost of Jutland. Aarhus is easy accessible with train and car.

It has the highest percentage of students in Denmark with approximately 16%.


Aarhus is known as the City of Smiles, a slogan that was used back in 1938 to promote tourism.

Despite the rapid development, Aarhus is a pleasant place to live because of its relaxing and serene environment due to its closeness to the beautiful forests and beaches. It is also a vibrant city with a mix of the old and the new; old because of its status as the second oldest city in Denmark, and new because of its average age of its population.

In Aarhus you can study at Business Academy Aarhus and Aarhus University

Copenhagen is the capital and the biggest city of Denmark, with a population of 1.25 million inhabitants. It is situated on the eastern coast of Zealand, 42 km from Malmö, Sweden and 164 km from Odense. The city stretches across parts of the island of Amager. Copenhagen can be accessed by air from the airports of Copenhagen and Malmö.

The city is multicultural, the financial center of Denmark, the cultural life is rich and a special place is the “hippie-town” of Christiania.

Copenhagen

The Danish capital is known as one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world.

Every day 1.2 million km are covered by Copenhagen’s cyclists. Some 37% of all citizens cycle to work, school or university. The city’s bicycle paths are extensive and well used. Bicycle paths are often separated from the main traffic lanes and sometimes have their own signal systems, giving the cyclists a lead of a couple of seconds to accelerate.

Esbjerg is a seaport city on the west coast of the Jutland in southwest Denmark. With a population of 72.000 it is the fifth-largest city in Denmark.

EsbjergBefore a decision was made to establish a harbour (now the second largest in Denmark) at Esbjerg in 1868, the area consisted of a few farms.

In addition to its fishing and shipping activities, it also became an important centre for agricultural exports. The harbour facilities are being expanded to answer the needs of the wind-turbine industry and container shipping traffic. Esbjerg is served by Esbjerg Airport with flights to Aberdeen and Stavanger, Norway. Billund airport is 1 hour away with car.

In Esbjerg you can study at Business Academy South-West.

Haderslev has a population of 22,000 people, placed on the east coast of southern Jutland.

Haderslev is situated in a valley, leading from Vojens to Haderslev Fjord.

HaderslevHaderslev was founded by Vikings at least a century before it was granted status as royal borough in 1292. From 1864 it was part of Prussia. In the 1920 vote, Haderslev came back to Denmark after 56 years in foreign reign.

Haderslev is today a modern city of trade and education. Being close to Germany, many companies in the city have trade/connections with the German market. The big church is a trademark for the city.

In Haderslev you can study at University College South.

Herning is situated in the mid-west of Jutland with 47,000 inhabitants.

Whether you are interested in nature or culture, city or country life, Herning has a lot to offer. Take a bike ride, go canoeing along the creek or simply go fishing in the Karup or Skjern River.

HerningThe cultural scene offers plenty of fuel for the mind with exciting museums and sculptures.

Herning has the history of textile industry, and now host the 2nd biggest fair-center in Denmark, messe center Herning. In the city you will also find charming cafés and night clubs for every taste.

In Herning you can study at VIA Design.

Horsens with 56,000 inhabitants is the 7th largest city in Denmark, and it lies at the end of Horsens Fjord in eastern Jutland. Horsens is 50 km south of Aarhus and 30 km north of Vejle, and approximately 200 km from Copenhagen.

HorsensIn recent years, much effort has been made to expand and improve cultural events. International artists, such as Madonna, Iron Maiden, Joe Cocker, Elton John, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Tom Jones, Bryan Adams, David Bowie, José Carreras, , Westlife, R.E.M., Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams, The Rolling Stones, Dolly Parton, AC/DC, U2 have performed in Horsens.

Horsens also has it’s very own music and art festival, Stoneass Festival,which is held every August at the former prison. One of the largest cultural events in Denmark is the annual European Medieval Festival on the last Friday and Saturday in August. The town centre of Horsens is transformed into the largest medieval market town in Northern Europe with activities and entertainment for families and children of all ages.

In Horsens you can study at VIA University College.

Kalundborg is a sea-side city on east Sjaelland founded in 1170 with now more than 16.000 inhabitants, 1,5 h away from Copenhagen. KalundborgThe city has the worlds first industrial symbiosis (1961), meaning that different industries benefit from each others waste! The Kalundborg Symbiosis is world famous in industrial circles. Many different industries have settled there for this reason Symbiosis Kalundborg

In Kalundborg you can study at Absalon University College.

Sönderborg has 28,000 inhabitants and is situated in the very most southern part of Denmark, close to Germany.

SönderborgThe town of Sönderborg is home to Sönderborg Castle, the castle is in the centre of the town, and houses a museum focusing on the history and culture of the area. The old part of Sönderborg is on the island of Als, but some of its western suburbs have spread onto the mainland of Jutland into what had been the interior of the fortress of Dybböl. Sönderborg’s history is closely related to the battle against Prussia in 1864, where Denmark lost a big territory.

Sönderborg has many students, because also University of Southern Denmark (SDU) has a big branch here. The business life is dominated by Danfoss, one of the biggest companies in Denmark, which is situated a little outside Sönderborg.

Vordingborg (12.000 inhabitants) is a nice city on the banks of the great sound “Storströmmen”. It is accessible with train or car from Copenhagen (about 1 hour) and motorway is 5km away. UCSJ has 1 international program, so the study environment is intimate, and everybody know each other.

VordingborgAs a former seat for the King Valdemar, the city had a great castle, now mostly ruins, but the famous “Goose Tower” is intact, and the whole area is now Denmark Castle Center.

The amazing island of Mön is only 20km away, and the city hosts a big army barracks. The city has a great festival in the summer.

In Vordingborg you can study at University College Absalon.